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Museum Hours

Fridays
9am - 3pm

The LAVC Historical Museum is open to the general public. The Museum is located on the second floor of the Library & Academic Resource Center

Contact
Xiaoyang Liu Behlendorf
liux@lavc.edu
(818) 947-2373
(818) 947-2762

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General Collection & Exhibits

Photo of W.P. WhitsettWhitsett Photo Collection
Photos of Van Nuys Co-Founder and Metropolitan Water District Emeritus Chair W.P. Whitsett.

scan0412.jpgThe Los Angeles Valley College Photo Collection
A collection of photos showing LAVC from as early as the 1950's

Photo of Tom BradleyValley Photos donated by Mayor Tom Bradley
Former L.A. Mayor Tom Bradley donated his personal collection of photographs of the San Fernando Valley in 1988.

Old Agriculture toolsThe Agriculture Collection
Includes tools used at the turn of 1900 in the San Fernando Valley as well as artwork from that era.

Photo of Salvador DaliSalvador Dali Collection
The Museum has a number of Lithographs and art by famous artist Salvador Dali.

photo of Austin ConoverAustin Conover Library. 
A collection of books about the San Fernando Valley can be found and viewed here.

Photo of a reservoirThirsty Valley presented by the Metropolitan Water District
View this exhibit which provides the history and the significance of water in the San Fernando Valley.

Picture of LadiesThe Ladies Collection
period clothing, make-up, and artwork from the 1930’s.